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New CEO for Shell announced

Jul 09, 2013

Royal Dutch Shell’s downstream director is to take over from Peter Voser as chief executive of the company, starting January 1, 2014. Ben van Beurden, 55, a Dutch national, graduated with a Master’s Degree in chemical engineering from Delft University of Technology…

CNOOC strikes PSC with PetroBroad

Jul 08, 2013

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) signed a production sharing contract (PSC) with PetroBroad Copower Ltd. (PetroBroad Copower) for Block 28/03 in Pearl River Mouth Basin. Block 28/03 is located in Pearl River Mouth Basin in the east part of the South China Sea…

New CEO for Lux Assure

Jul 08, 2013

Edinburgh-based oil and gas chemical monitoring firm LUX Assure has appointed Charles Cruickshank as its new CEO and opened new offices in Aberdeen.  Cruickshank has 27 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, having previously…

Rosneft acquires ITERA

Jul 03, 2013

Rosneft acquired the remaining 49% of ITERA Oil and Gas Company LLC from Itera Holdings Ltd. for US $2.9 billion. As a result, Rosneft’s share in the company has increased to 100%. Rosneft said the consolidation of ITERA Oil and Gas Company…

Chevron to build new downtown Houston office

Jul 03, 2013

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. to construct an office building in downtown Houston to accommodate its business growth and expanding workforce in the world’s energy capital. The 50-story, 1.7 million-square-foot building will be located at 1600 Louisiana Street at Pease…

FMC wins Petrobras contract

Jul 03, 2013

FMC Technologies, Inc. received an order from Petrobras for the supply of subsea trees for its pre-salt fields, located offshore Brazil. The value of the award is estimated at $500 million and represents the call-off of the remaining value of the $1…

Drillinginfo acquires Transform Software

Jul 03, 2013

Drillinginfo Inc. acquired Denver-based Transform Software & Services Inc.  Details of the transaction were not disclosed, but the transaction will bring immediate growth synergies to Drillinginfo in terms of skills, experience and momentum to the combined companies…

Wood Group acquires Pyeroy Group

Jul 03, 2013

Wood Group acquired Pyeroy Group Limited (Pyeroy), a provider of specialist coatings, access and fabric maintenance services to the oil & gas, marine and rail industries. Headquartered in Gateshead, UK, Pyeroy was founded in 1973 and employs approximately 1…

Aker delivers Mariner equipment

Jul 03, 2013

Aker Solutions won a contract from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) to deliver a drilling equipment package for the production platform at the Mariner oilfield in the UK North Sea. The parties agreed not to disclose the value of the order…

NASA, Deloitte form alliance

Jul 02, 2013

NASA directors and staff gathered at Johnson Space Center in Houston to sign a new alliance with risk management firm Deloitte on June 27. The new partnership aims to utilize NASA’s proven practical applications such as risk analysis programs…

Rosneft, PDVSA join forces

Jul 02, 2013

Russia's Rosneft and Venezuela's PDVSA struck a deal concerning the implementation of projects offshore Venezuela. The agreement calls for the two companies to conduct joint studies evaluating technical and economic viability of offshore gas and condensate production in Venezuela…

Kongsberg wins rig supply deal

Jul 02, 2013

Norway's Kongsberg secured contracts with China's CIMC Yantai Raffles and South Korea's STX Offshore & Shipbuilding for the supply of dynamic positioning (DP), automation, new generation safety system, integrated navigation, hydroacoustic positioning…

2H Offshore wins Moho Nord work

Jul 01, 2013

Total awarded 2H Offshore, an Acteon company, a contract concerning the TLP top tensioned riser (TTR) systems for the Moho Nord field development off Congo. 2H Offshore will be responsible for the riser delivery management, which includes design finalization…

Semborp lands two more jack-up orders

Jul 01, 2013

Sembcorp Marine’s PPL Shipyard has won two orders for turnkey contracts worth a total US$417million from Mexico's Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro. The orders are for the construction of two jack-up rigs, scheduled for delivery at end July 2015 and end of third quarter 2015…

$440m North Sea contract for Aker

Jul 01, 2013

Aker Solutions has won a contract worth up to US440 million to deliver the subsea production system for an oil field development in the UK North Sea. The delivery includes 25 subsea trees and six template manifolds as well as associated controls…

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